19-Year-Old Martinez Soldier Returns From Afghanistan To Emotional Welcome A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.
Memorial Set For Los Altos Hills Marine Killed In AfghanistanA Saturday memorial service has been planned for a local Marine who was killed in Afghanistan on August 10th.
Marine From Los Altos Hills Among 2 Killed In AfghanistanMilitary officials say two Marines from Northern California have been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Capt. Matthew Manoukian and Staff Sgt. Sky Mote died Friday in the country’s Helmand province.
Fellow Marine Admits Assault On Santa Clara Marine Before His SuicideA U.S. Marine pleaded guilty to the assault of a fellow Marine from Santa Clara who later committed suicide in Afghanistan.
San Ramon’s Blue Star Moms Sending Holiday Cheer to TroopsBlue Star Moms are sending troops stationed abroad care packages this holiday season in order to spread some cheer.
Memorial Set For Milpitas Marine Killed In AfghanistanA memorial service has been planned in San Jose for a U.S. Marine from Milpitas who was killed in Afghanistan last week.
Former Ambassador, Stanford Fellow Sees Fragile Gains In AfghanistanFormer ambassador Karl Eikenberry said the U.S. has achieved many of the objectives of the war launched less than a month after the September 11th terror attacks.
Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan Lived In San Jose As A ChildNavy SEAL Kevin Houston’s family in San Jose has been left heartbroken by news that he was killed along with 37 others when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan Saturday.
Navy SEAL From Napa County Killed In AfghanistanA native of Angwin in Napa County was one of 25 U.S. Special Operations forces killed Saturday when a helicopter was shot down by enemy fire in the Wardak province of Afghanistan.
Soldier From Daly City Killed In Afghanistan Bomb AttackThe military said a Hawaii-based soldier from the Bay Area died this week from injuries suffered during from a bomb attack in Afghanistan.
Soldier From San Jose Killed In AfghanistanThe Department of Defense said 36-year-old Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV of San Jose died Tuesday in Khowst of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade.
Santa Rosa Contractor Killed In Kabul Was Also Ham Radio OperatorThe U.S. contractor who died Wednesday after an Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul Airport was James McLaughlin, a ham radio operator from Santa Rosa, friends said.
Bay Area Blue Star Military Moms Support Each Other This ChristmasFor moms with sons and daughters serving overseas, it may be an emotional Christmas season.